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New Research on Dangers of Using Voice Apps While Driving

May 25, 2013

Approximately 6.1 billion text messages are sent each day, according to Cellular Telecommunications Industry Association statistics. At least half of all drivers have admitted to reading either texts or emails while on the road. Around 30 percent of drivers surveyed have actually admitted to typing a message, according to AAA data. These are dangerous statistics, […]

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Injury Statistics for Motorcycle Crashes in North Carolina

January 23, 2013

Riding a motorcycle can be a very freeing experience for the tens of thousands of people who use a bike as their main mode of transportation. Motorcycles aren’t without drawbacks though. The risk of serious injury increases significantly when riding a motorcycle. Many motorists are not used to sharing the road with motorcycles and are more likely […]

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Do Bluetooth Systems in Vehicles Really Cut Down on Distracted Driving?

January 3, 2013

Distracted driving is becoming a huge problem in the USA. With more people unable to ignore their phones, traffic accidents are on the rise. In fact, texting while driving makes the driver 23 times more likely to be involved in a crash. While 93 percent of drivers recently surveyed said they would support a ban […]

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Distracted Driving

December 4, 2012

Distracted driving is quickly becoming one of the biggest problems on the road today. Many drivers will multi-task while driving, putting their own life and the lives of others at risk for injury or even death. In fact, each day, more than 15 people are killed from distracted driving and another 1,200 people are injured. […]

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Distracted Driving, Cellphones and Corporate Liability

May 31, 2012

A recent string of serious and even fatal car accidents caused by the careless driving of employees behind the wheel of company cars and trucks while using their cellphones is shifting the nature of some personal injury lawsuits in Virginia. Experienced car accident law firms are increasingly going after the deep pockets of corporations whose […]

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